The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic o

Subject:  Verify your account !
From:  PayPal Department <SERVICE@PAYPAL.C0M>
Date:  Mon, 15 Oct 2007 20:00:23 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "Verify your account !" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 15 Oct 2007 20:00:23 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was PayPal Department <SERVICE@PAYPAL.C0M>, although it may have been spoofed.


Dear PayPal User,

This email is to inform you that we were unable to keep your existing credit/debit card on file with us due to a general processing error.

This is a common fault which may result from one or more of the following reasons:

Canceled Credit/Debit Card
Expired Account
Change of Billing Details
Unable to authorize your use on PayPal.

If you feel this is an error please contact our customer support, You may find a way to get in touch with us under the "Contact Us" section of our homepage.
Please note that if this is a transaction error it will appear on your bill as "PP ERROR_AUTHFAIL".

If you wish to proceed to your account and manually resolve this problem please follow the link provided below, your PayPal account cannot be used until this matter is resolved.
Keep in mind this process can take up to 5 minutes to complete.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.

Thank you for using PayPal!
The PayPal Team

Important PayPal Reminder: We will never ask you to disclose your drivers licence number or any sort of personal information, If you receive an email claiming to be from PayPal asking for personal information please do not respond as this is a form of internet fraud called "Phishing" designed to steal your identity.
For more information about phishing visit to learn how to protect yourself.

Your monthly account statement is available anytime; just log in to your account at To correct any errors, please contact us through our Help Center at

Please do not reply to this email. This mailbox is not monitored and you will not receive a response. For assistance, log in to your PayPal account and choose the Help link located in the top right corner of any PayPal page.

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PayPal Email ID PP710